Last updated on: 2/22/2008 | Author: ProCon.org

James T. Martin, MS, PhD Biography

Title:
Professor of Physiology in the College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific at Western University of Health Sciences
Position:
Pro to the question "Is Sexual Orientation Determined at Birth?"
Reasoning:

“Male homosexuals have had less steroid exposure during [fetal] development than male heterosexuals and…female homosexuals have had greater steroid exposure during development than their heterosexual counterparts.”

“Anthropometric Analysis of Homosexuals and Heterosexuals: Implications for Early Hormone Exposure,” Hormones and Behavior, 2004

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
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Individuals with PhDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to human sexuality. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to human sexuality.
Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Professor of Physiology, College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, Western University of Health Sciences
  • Researcher in anthropomorphic bone structure
Education:
  • Dr.rer.nat, University of Berlin, 1974 [German equivalent of a PhD]
  • MS, University of Connecticut, 1971
Other:
  • None found